Are you a focussed and enthusiastic individual with a ton of up and go?We are looking for a Recreational Assistant to promote recreational based activities in the Child and Family Mental Health Inpatient Unit which will benefit our service users.
Child & family Unit is a 21-bed acute mental health inpatient unit working with young people from 0-18 years and their family or whānau.
The unit provides 18 beds for young people including a High Dependency Unit and also provides a 3-bed Mother and Baby Unit.
We are one of only three specialist inpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service units in the country serving a very large region with strong commitment to collaboration between young person, whānau, staff, and other services.
The Mother and Baby Unit is the second only in New Zealand. The unit is situated in the prestigious Starship Children’s Hospital.
You'll get to work closely in partnership with patients in our care to assist in the improvement of their wellbeing and facilitate recovery.
If you enjoy and are competent in working with people either 1 : 1 or in a group situation running activities this may just be the role for you.
One of the key tasks of this position is taking the primary role in focusing on both the physical and mental health benefits of our clients being active and engaged in the activities arranged.
This permanent, full time role is based at Child and Family Unit at Auckland City Hospital in Grafton working Monday Friday 10am 6pm or 9am - 5pm (this is flexible).
You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience working in Mental Health previously.Click here to view the Position Description.
For any other queries or for help with your online application, please contact Jimmy Mathews(Recruitment Consultant) on either 09 638 0364 or on email jimmy.
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